November is a huge month full of international fixtures as teams accelerate Rugby World Cup 2019 preparations.
A late Ardie Savea try helped the All Blacks to a hard-fought 32-30 victory over the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test in Pretoria on Saturday.
The All Blacks have won the title but Springboks would love to finish with same number of wins as their arch rivals.
Springbok Aphiwe Dyantyi and All Black Rieko Ioane are two of the world's best young wingers and go head-to-head in Pretoria.
South Africa continued with their fine recent form when they beat Australia 23-12 in the Round 5 Rugby Championship Test in Port Elizabeth.
Cheslin Kolbe and Sikhumbuzo Notshe will make their run-on debuts for the Springboks against the Wallabies in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has added several players to his squad for the Rugby Championship matches against Australia and New Zealand.
South Africa sensationally upset the All Blacks 36-34 in Wellington to win in New Zealand for first time since 2009.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus tweaks starting line-up for All Black Test in Wellington.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen brings back his experienced test players for the match against South Africa in Wellington.
Australia got their Rugby Championship campaign back on track when they secured a hard-fought 23-18 victory over South Africa in Brisbane on Saturday.
Late news: Pete Samu has been drafted into the Wallabies starting XV after the withdrawal of David Pocock with a neck injury with Folau also a late withdrawal match.
The Springboks will face the Wallabies in Brisbane with a new-look front row, a reshuffled loose trio as well as a different midfield combination.
At the conclusion of the 2015 World Cup, the names Bernard Foley and Handre Pollard were fresh in everyone’s minds now the pair are hoping to rediscover this form when they face-off this Saturday.
Argentina ended an eleven-match losing streak in the Rugby Championship when they claimed a deserved 32-19 win over South Africa in Mendoza on Saturday.
The Springboks travel to Mendoza to face Los Pumas with one change to the starting lineup while Ledesma shuffles the Pumas bench.
Is there such a thing as a talisman? Do teams struggle in the absence of key players?
The Springboks opened their Rugby Championship account with a 34-21 come-from-behind victory over Argentina at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.
Super Rugby is done and dusted and now attention focuses on the Rugby Championship as the national coaches announce their extended straining squads.
Super Rugby took a break in June due to the international test window - here is a review of the action and the players who stood out ahead of The Rugby Championship later this year...